CN102016884A - RFID tag for direct and indirect food contact - Google Patents

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CN102016884A
CN102016884A CN2009801146703A CN200980114670A CN102016884A CN 102016884 A CN102016884 A CN 102016884A CN 2009801146703 A CN2009801146703 A CN 2009801146703A CN 200980114670 A CN200980114670 A CN 200980114670A CN 102016884 A CN102016884 A CN 102016884A
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Abstract

The present invention relates to an RFID device that is intended to be used in connection with direct or indirect packaging of consumer food products, such as with the use of food trays, totes and other transport packaging for perishable items. The RFID device may include a RFID inlay assembly that has been encased in a laminate that is safe for use with food products.

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直接和间接接触食品的RFID标签 Direct and indirect contact with foods RFID tag

[0001] 交叉引用相关申请 [0001] CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

[0002] 本申请要求2008年2月26日提交的美国临时申请号61/031,565的优先权,将该申请整体并入本文。 [0002] This application claims priority to US Provisional Application No. 61 / 031,565 of February 26, 2008 submitted by the entirety is incorporated herein.

发明领域 Field of the Invention

[0003] 本发明涉及射频识别(RFID)标签和签条领域,更具体地涉及RFID技术在直接和间接食品接触应用领域中的使用,如可被用于易腐烂物品如消费食品的运输、储存、 处理、烹调和移动。 [0003] The present invention relates to radio frequency identification (RFID) tag label field and, more particularly, to RFID technology in the field of transport indirect and direct food contact applications, such as may be used for perishables such as food consumption, storage , handling, cooking, and mobile.

[0004] 发明背景 [0004] Background of the Invention

[0005] 射频识别(RFID)签条和标签(本文统称为“设备”)被广泛用于将物品与识别码相关联。 [0005] Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and labels (collectively referred to herein as "devices") are widely used to associate an article with an identification code. RFID设备一般具有天线及类似物和/或数字电子的组合,数字电子可以包括例如通讯电子、数据存储和控制逻辑。 RFID devices generally have a combination of antennas and analog and / or digital electronics, digital electronics may include for example communications electronics, data storage, and control logic. 例如,RFID标签被用于与汽车安全锁相连接,用于建筑物门禁,以及用于跟踪存货和包裹。 For example, RFID tags are used in connection with the car safety lock, access control for buildings, and for tracking inventory and parcels.

[0006] 如上所述,RFID设备一般被分为签条或标签。 [0006] As described above, RFID devices are generally categorized as labels or tags. RFID标签是粘附地附连在物体上或者以其他方式将一表面直接附连在物体上的RFID设备。 RFID labels are adhesively attached to the body or otherwise directly attached to a surface of the RFID device attached to the object. 相反,RFID签条可以通过其它方式固定在物体上,例如通过使用塑料紧固件、细绳或其它紧固方式。 In contrast, the RFID tags may be secured by other means on the object, for example, by the use of a plastic fastener, string or other fastening means. RFID设备还可以包括内嵌物,其是处于中间构造的RFID设备,其随后必须经过一种或多种制造操作,以完成RFID签条、标签或最终RFID设备。 RFID device may further include inlays, which is in an intermediate configuration of the RFID device, which then must be one or more manufacturing operations to complete the RFID tags, RFID tag or the final device.

[0007] RFID设备可以包括有源签条和标签——其包括电源(如电池),和无源签条和标签——其不包括电源(如电池)。 [0007] RFID devices may include active tags and labels - which includes a power source (e.g., battery), and passive tags and labels - it does not include a power source (e.g., battery). 在无源RFID设备的情况下,为从芯片获取信息, In the case of a passive RFID device, to acquire information from the chip,

“基站”或“读出器”发送激发信号至RFID签条或标签。 "Base station" or "reader" to the excitation signal to the RFID tag or label. 激发信号激励签条或标签, 且RFID电路将储存的信息传回读出器。 Excitation signal excitation tags or labels, and the information stored in the RFID circuit returns the reader. RFID读出器接收并解码来自RFID签条的信息。 The RFID reader receives and decodes the information from the RFID tags. 一般而言,RFID签条能够保留并传输足够信息以唯一识别个体、包装、货物和类似物。 In general, the RFID tags can retain and transmit enough information to uniquely identify an individual, packaged goods and the like.

[0008] RFID签条和标签还可以具有只写入一次信息(尽管信息可被重复读取)的那些特征和可在使用中写入信息的那些特征。 [0008] RFID tags and labels may also have information written only once (although the information may be read repeatedly), and those features are those features write information in use. 例如,RFID签条可以储存环境数据(其可被相关的传感器检测到)、物流历程、状态数据等。 For example, RFID tags may store environmental data (that may be associated with the sensor detected), the logistics process, status data.

[0009] 在市场上有许多物品被单个或大批量地包装在容器中以便运输和/或储存。 [0009] On the market there are many items to be packaged singly or in bulk in a container for transport and / or storage. 制造商、批发商、零售商和/或消费者可能希望在整个物品流通链的各个点上监控或识别容器。 Manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and / or consumers may wish to monitor or identify the containers at various points throughout the distribution chain of the items. 例如,以及如为示例性目的将通篇提及的,药物生产商一般将丸剂或液体包装在瓶中。 For example, for the exemplary purposes and as will be referenced throughout the pharmaceutical manufacturer will typically pill or a liquid packaged in a bottle. 但是,应当理解,多种其它消费品,如个人护理产品、人和动物可消费食品、膳食补充剂和类似物可被包装在容器中。 However, it should be understood that a variety of other consumer products such as personal care products, human and animal consumable food, dietary supplements and the like can be packaged in a container.

[0010] 提供消费食品的容器还可以被用于食品制备,如烹饪。 [0010] providing consumer food container may also be used to prepare the food, such as cooking. 在这种容器中可能包含的金属可能是有问题的,因为微波能量可造成金属部分打火,导致食品的烹制不均勻、 损坏或用具失火。 In such containers may contain metal may be problematic, because the metal part of the microwave energy may cause sparking, resulting in uneven cooking of the food, utensils or fire damage.

[0011] 在运输和分配消费品中,各种干扰明显的方案被提出。 [0011] In the transport and distribution of consumer products, various schemes have been proposed significant interference. 尽管这些方案随时间变得非常复杂,但是它们仍可能不能给消费者提供适合的产销监管链(chain ofcustody)。 While these schemes become very complex over time, but they still may not provide the appropriate chain of custody (chain ofcustody) to the consumer. 因此,对消费者重要的是具有如下一些保证:容器内的内含物处于生产商所预期的其原始状态,以及当容器出现问题时,生产商和其它与产品相关的信息可被迅速地提供给调查人员,以使问题可被容易处理。 Therefore, it is important for consumers to have some assurance as follows: the contents of the container in the manufacturers expected its original state, and when the container problems, manufacturers and other product-related information can be provided quickly to investigators, so that the problem can be easily handled. 另外,重要的是追踪食品容器的历程以能够为消费群体确保产品完整性。 In addition, it is important to track the course of a food container to be able to ensure product integrity for the consumer groups.

[0012] 发明简述 [0012] SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0013] 以下所述的本发明实施方式并非意欲为穷举的或将本发明限制为以下详述公开的准确形式。 [0013] The following embodiments of the present invention is not intended to be exhaustive or to limit the invention to the precise forms disclosed in the following detailed description. 而是,选择和描述实施方式以使本领域技术人员可以理解和领会本发明的原理和实践。 Rather, the embodiments are chosen and described to enable those skilled in the art can understand and appreciate the principles and practice of the invention.

[0014] 射频识别(RFID)标签、签条和设备被广泛用于各种应用环境中。 [0014] Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags, tags and devices are widely used in various application environments. 典型的RFID 签条可包括RFID内嵌物,其具有安装在基底或载体上的电路器件(下文为“RFID内嵌物”),面材(face stock)、粘合剂或其它材料可施加于基底或载体上,以完成设备的构造。 Typical RFID tags may include an RFID inlay having a circuit device mounted on a substrate or carrier (hereinafter "RFID inlay"), the facestock (face stock), adhesive or other material can be applied to a substrate or carrier, to complete the construction of the device. 在RFID设备被制造为其最终形式后,其随后被用于直接或间接食品包装应用中,以跟踪和分配消费食品至仓库或零售环境。 In the RFID devices are manufactured after its final form, which is then used for direct or indirect food packaging applications, to track allocation and consumption of food to the warehouse or retail environment.

[0015] 在一个要与本发明结合使用的示例性实施方式中,考虑用于直接或间接食品包装应用的RFID设备被公开。 [0015] In one exemplary embodiment be used in conjunction with the present invention, in consideration of the RFID device for direct or indirect food packaging applications are disclosed. 该RFID设备包括RFID内嵌物,其具有用产品信息编码的芯片。 The RFID device comprises an RFID inlay having a chip encoded with product information. 然后芯片被连接到天线,天线一般由例如铜、铝或银的金属组成。 Then the chip is connected to the antenna, which generally consists of such as copper, aluminum or silver metallic composition.

[0016] 目前所述的实施方式还包括第一和第二基底,每个基底具有第一和第二表面。 [0016] The presently described embodiment also includes first and second substrates, each substrate having first and second surfaces. 每个基底具有第一和第二横向延伸边缘以及第一和第二纵向延伸侧边。 Each substrate having first and second transversely extending edges and first and second longitudinally extending sides. 基底从GRAS材料列表中选取。 The substrate is selected from the list of GRAS materials.

[0017] 目前所述实施方式的RFID内嵌物被置于各第一和第二基底之间。 [0017] The present embodiment of the RFID inlay is disposed between the first and second substrates. 通过使第一和第二横向延伸边缘以及第一和第二纵向延伸侧边彼此密封,以形成RFID内嵌物的密封围绕物,RFID内嵌物被包围在两个基底之间。 By the first and second transversely extending edges and first and second longitudinally extending side edge sealed to each other to form a seal around the RFID inlay thereof, RFID inlay is enclosed between the two substrates.

[0018] 在本发明进一步的示例性实施方式中,用于运输消费食品的消费食品盘被描述,其包括具有第一和第二侧边的底部的盘子。 [0018] In a further exemplary embodiment of the present invention, for transporting consumer food consumer food tray is described, which comprises a bottom plate having first and second sides of the. 底部具有环绕底部并且从所述底部大致向上延伸的末端壁。 A wall surrounding the bottom end having a bottom and extending generally upwardly from said bottom. 所述盘被用于运输和至少临时地容纳消费食品。 And the disk is used to transport at least temporarily receiving food consumption.

[0019] 目前所述的实施方式包括RFID设备。 [0019] Embodiment of the present embodiment comprises an RFID device. 该RFID设备包括RFID内嵌物。 The RFID device comprises an RFID inlay. RFID内嵌物具有用产品信息编码的芯片和与芯片连接的天线。 RFID antenna inlay having a chip encoded with product information and a chip connection. RFID设备包括第一和第二GRAS 基底,第一和第二GRAS基底每个都具有第一和第二表面。 RFID device includes a first and a second GRAS substrate, the first and second GRAS substrates each having first and second surfaces. 内嵌物被置于所述第一基底的第一表面和所述第二基底的第二表面之间。 Inlay is disposed between the first surface of the first substrate and the second surface of the second substrate. 例如通过将RFID设备粘附地粘着至消费食品盘,然后将食品放在盘中、RFID设备之上,使RFID设备与消费食品接触。 RFID device such as by adhesively adhered to the consumer food tray, and then placed on top of the food tray, the RFID device, the RFID device to make contact with food consumption.

[0020] 在目前描述发明的更进一步示例性实施方式中,提供GRAS RFID设备,其包括具有集成电路(IC)或芯片的第一层压结构,所述集成电路(IC)或芯片用与消费品相关的产品信息进行编码。 [0020] In a further exemplary embodiment of the presently described exemplary embodiments of the invention, there is provided GRAS RFID device that includes an integrated circuit (IC) chip or a first laminated structure, the integrated circuit (IC) or chips and Consumer relevant product information is encoded. 集成电路经导电粘合剂粘结被连接至天线,并且天线和集成电路被置于第一和第二基底之间以产生第一层压组件。 The integrated circuit is connected to an antenna via a conductive adhesive bonding, and the antenna and the integrated circuit is disposed between a first laminate assembly to produce first and second substrates.

[0021] 继续讨论目前描述的实施方式,提供具有第一和第二GRAS膜的第二结构,每个所述第一和第二GRAS膜具有第一和第二端边缘以及第一和第二侧边缘。 [0021] continue to discuss the presently described embodiment, there is provided a second structure having first and second GRAS films, each of said first and second GRAS films having first and second end edges and first and second side edges. 本实施方式的第一层压组件被置于所述第一和第二GRAS膜之间以产生第二层压组件,所述第二层压组件可以被附连至用于处理消费食品的盘或装运箱(tote),并且其可以与食品类物品直接或间接接触。 A first laminate assembly embodiment according to the present embodiment is disposed between the first plate and the second GRAS films to create a second laminate assembly, said second laminate assembly may be attached to food consumed for processing or shipping container (tote), and which can be direct or indirect contact with food items. [0022] 除了以上提出的前述实施方式,另外的实施方式可以包括使至少一个膜的表面积大于另一个。 [0022] In addition to the foregoing embodiment set forth above, further embodiments may comprise at least one membrane surface area larger than the other. 此外,可以通过带(strap)将IC或芯片连接至天线。 In addition, IC or chip may be connected to the antenna by a belt (strap).

[0023] 通过消除或移除,如通过切去一部分金属天线,或者用阻燃或耐火材料覆盖天线的全部或一部分,本发明还可以减少或消除微波烹饪中的打火危险。 [0023] By eliminating or removing, as by cutting a portion of the metallic antenna, the antenna cover or flame retardant or all or a portion of refractory material, the present invention also can reduce or eliminate the risk of sparking in microwave cooking.

[0024] 在目前描述发明的甚至更进一步的实施方式中,提供用于制造层压组件和用于生产与食品载体一起使用的GRAS RFID设备的示例性方法。 [0024] In the present embodiment described even further embodiment of the invention, there is provided an exemplary method for manufacturing a laminated GRAS RFID device assembly for use with food production and carrier. 所述方法包括步骤:首先提供可以使用芯片、带或插入物制造的RFID内嵌物。 Said method comprising the steps of: first providing a chip can be used with RFID inlay or insert was fabricated. 然后,将RFID内嵌物放在第一GRAS基底上。 Then, the RFID inlay on a first GRAS substrate. 随后,用第二GRAS基底覆盖RFID内嵌物和第一GRAS基底。 Subsequently, the first cover GRAS RFID inlay and the substrate with a second GRAS substrate. 将第一和第二GRAS基底与第一和第二基底之间包含的RFID内嵌物粘附在一起以形成层压组件。 Comprising first and second GRAS substrate between the first and second RFID inlay substrate adhered together to form a laminate assembly. 最后,层压组件被粘附至食品载体。 Finally, the laminated assembly is adhered to the food support.

[0025] 除了前述的方法实施方式,也可以进行其它的步骤如编码和测试。 [0025] In addition to the above-described method embodiments, other steps may be performed, such as coding and testing.

[0026] 参看本发明的详述和所附权利要求,本发明的这些和其它目的将变得清楚。 [0026] Referring to the detailed description and the appended claims the present invention, these and other objects of the present invention will become apparent.

[0027] 附图简述 [0027] BRIEF DESCRIPTION

[0028] 通过参考本发明优选示例性实施方式的以下更详细描述并结合附图,本发明的这些以及其它目的和优势将更完全地被理解和领会,其中: [0028] The preferred exemplary embodiment of the invention with reference to the present embodiment is described in more detail in conjunction with the accompanying drawings These and other objects and advantages of the invention will be more fully understood and appreciated, wherein:

[0029] 图1描述本发明的RFID设备的侧视图; [0029] Figure 1 depicts an RFID device according to the present invention, a side view;

[0030] 图2提供本发明的RFID设备连接在其上的消费食品盘的侧视图; [0030] Figure 2 provides a side view of the present invention, an RFID device is connected to consumer food tray thereon;

[0031] 图3显示本发明的进一步实施方式的侧视图,其中第一和第二层压组件被用于形成示例性RFID设备; [0031] FIG. 3 shows a side view of a further embodiment of the present invention, wherein the first and second laminate assembly is used to form an exemplary RFID device;

[0032] 图4图解说明目前描述发明的RFID设备的俯视图;和 [0032] Figure 4 illustrates a top view of the RFID device of the present invention are described; and

[0033] 图5呈现依据本发明的示例性方法的框图。 [0033] Figure 5 presents a block diagram of an exemplary method according to the present invention.

[0034] 发明详述 [0034] DETAILED DESCRIPTION

[0035] 通过代表目前已知的实施本发明的最佳模式的以下详细描述,本发明现在被更详细地阐述。 [0035] The following detailed description represents the best mode presently known embodiment of the present invention, the present invention will now be described in more detail. 然而,应当理解,该描述并非用来限制本发明,而是被提供用于阐述本发明的一般特征的目的。 However, it should be understood that this description is not intended to limit the invention, but is provided for illustrative purposes of the general features of the present invention.

[0036] 与运输和分配消费食品相关,美国食品和药品管理局(Food and Drag Administration) (“ FDA")在21CFR节201公布了直接和间接食品接触物质("FCS") 的方针。 [0036] associated with the transportation and distribution of food consumption, the US Food and Drug Administration (Food and Drag Administration) ( "FDA") published in 21CFR Section 201 direct and indirect food contact substance ( "FCS") approach. FCS被定义为“意图用作在制造、包裹、包装、运输或容纳食品中使用的材料组件的任何物质”(21CFR节201)。 FCS is defined as "any substance intended to be used in manufacturing, wrapping, packaging, transport or receiving component materials used in food" (21CFR Section 201). 一种或多种FCS材料可以被构造成食品接触制品, 所述食品接触制品是膜、容器如瓶、装运箱、盒子、纸板箱等,或者是食品制作中使用的制品如搅拌棒、盘、传送带等。 One or more materials may be configured FCS food contact article, the food-contact article is a film, a container such as a bottle, shipping boxes, boxes, cartons, etc., or a product used in food preparation such as stirring rod, plate, conveying belt. 一些FCS材料在食品包装或运输中的使用可以由适当的政府机构如FDA认证,或者另外被确定为"GRAS "(通常认为是安全的),这意味着该物质一般被专家进行识别为在特别应用的使用中是安全的。 Some FCS materials used in food packaging or transport can be by the appropriate government agencies such as the FDA, or otherwise identified as "GRAS" (generally recognized as safe), which means that the substance is generally recognized as expert in particular use application is safe.

[0037] 可以与本发明结合使用并且被认为是GRAS的示例性膜包括但不限于LDPE和PET。 [0037] may be used in conjunction with the present invention and are considered GRAS exemplary films include, but are not limited to LDPE and PET. 可以与本发明结合使用并且被认为是GRAS的粘合剂包括各种淀粉基粘合剂,包括源自玉米、马铃薯、大米等的那些,或者可以使用其它植物基油的其它粘合剂,示例性材料从FASSON ® S200N可得到。 It used in conjunction with the present invention and are considered GRAS various binders include starch-based binders, including those derived from corn, potato, rice and the like, those, or other adhesive may be used in other plant-based oils, examples materials available from FASSON ® S200N.

[0038] 图1提供示例性RFID设备的横截面图,其与目前描述的发明结合提供并由参考标记号10描述。 [0038] Figure 1 provides a cross-sectional view of an exemplary RFID device, which is described in conjunction with the current invention is provided by the reference numeral 10, is described. RFID设备10包括基底12,基底12上提供有天线部件14。 RFID device 10 includes a base 12, provided with an antenna element 14 on the substrate 12. 可以通过印制导电油墨、刻蚀或将金属薄片如铝箔以图案放置在基底12上来提供天线部件14和15。 By printing conductive ink, or etching a metal foil such as aluminum foil disposed in a pattern onto the substrate 12 to provide an antenna member 14 and 15. 集成电路(IC)或芯片也被放置在基底12上并可以通过粘合剂(未显示)附连至基底12。 An integrated circuit (IC) or chips are also placed on the base 12 and by an adhesive (not shown) is attached to the substrate 12. 芯片附连接头18被用于通过带状基底20和22将芯片16连接至天线部件14、 15。 Die attach connector 18 is used to connect to the antenna member 14, 15 through the ribbon 20 and substrate 22 the chip 16. 示例性RFID 设备可以从Avery Dennison RFID Company,Clinton, SC 获得,商品名为AD 222、AD 224。 Exemplary RFID device available from Avery Dennison RFID Company, Clinton, SC, under the trade name AD 222, AD 224.

[0039] 第二基底24被提供在芯片16以及带状基底20和22的顶部上方。 [0039] The second substrate 24 is provided above the top of the chip substrate 16 and the strip 20 and 22. 第二基底24 通过粘合剂26被附连至该构造,粘合剂优选GRAS粘合剂以产生形成RFID设备10的层压组件。 The second substrate 2426 is attached by an adhesive to this configuration, the adhesive is preferably an adhesive to produce a GRAS RFID device 10 is formed of a laminate assembly. 从图1可以看出,第二基底24伸出第一基底12的端边缘以叠盖第一基底12。 As it can be seen from Figure 1, the second projecting end edge of the first substrate 24 of the substrate 12 to overlap the first substrate 12. 然后第二基底24的叠盖部分可以用于将层压构造固定至食品载体。 Then the second substrate 24 overlap the portion of the laminated structure may be used a carrier fixed to the food.

[0040] 除了彼此粘附地连接,第一和第二基底12和24也可以通过使用热、压力、超声波能量或其它合适的方式彼此连接以获得持久的围绕。 [0040] In addition to adhesively connected to each other, the first and second substrates 12 and 24 may also be through the use of heat, pressure, ultrasonic energy or other suitable means to connect to each other about a lasting.

[0041] 第一和第二基底12和24每个分别被提供以大致横向延伸的第一和第二末端以及大致纵向延伸的第一和第二侧边,如之后关于图4的讨论所解释的。 [0041] The first and second substrates 12 and 24 are each provided with first and second ends and a generally transversely extending first and second sides extending generally longitudinally, as explained later in the discussion of FIG. 4 of.

[0042] 现在转向图2,食品盘或装运箱40被显示具有底部42和从底部42大致向上延伸的末端壁44和46。 [0042] Turning now to FIG. 2, food trays or the shipping box 40 is shown having a bottom wall 42 and a bottom portion 42 substantially from a distal end 44 and 46 extending upwardly. 图2中提供的描述仅显示第一和第二末端壁44和46,但应当理解, 末端壁可以全部环绕食品盘40的底部42的外围延伸。 Description provided in FIG. 2 shows only the first and second end walls 44 and 46, it should be understood that the end wall may surround the entire periphery of the bottom 40 of the food tray 42 extends. 食品48被显示在食品盘40中并且通常与盘40的底部42接触。 Food 48 is shown in contact with the food tray 40 and the bottom portion 42 is generally disc 40. 食品48可以是任何类型的消费食品或中间食品,如肉类、 烘烤食品、奶制品或任何前述中使用的成分。 Food 48 may be any type of food or intermediate food consumption, such as meat, baked goods, dairy products, or any of the ingredients used in the foregoing. 图2还显示食品48与附连至盘40的RFID 设备50直接接触。 Figure 2 also shows the food 48 and the disk 40 is attached to the RFID device 50 in direct contact. 可以通过粘合剂(未显示),优选地通过GRAS粘合剂,将RFID设备50附连至盘40,或者可选地,可以通过声波焊或其它方式附着RFID设备50。 By adhesive (not shown), preferably by adhesive GRAS, the RFID device 50 is attached to the disc 40, or alternatively, the RFID device 50 may be attached by sonic welding or other means. 虽然食品48显示与RFID设备50直接接触,但应当理解食品48可以与RFID设备间接接触,如在食品被例如包裹在包装中的情况下,以在食品和RFID设备之间提供部分阻隔物。 Although the display 48 and the food 50 in direct contact with the RFID device, it should be appreciated that the food can 48 with the RFID device in indirect contact, such as in the food product is in the package case, to provide a barrier between the food portion and the RFID device, such as wrapping.

[0043] 图3描述本发明进一步的实施方式,其中图1中所示的第一层压组件被包围在即将讨论的第二封套(envelope)或层压组件中。 [0043] FIG 3 depicts a further embodiment of the present invention, wherein the first laminate assembly shown in FIG. 1 is enclosed in a second envelope (Envelope) to be discussed or laminated component. 图3中的RFID设备通常标记为数字70, 其包括第一层压组件72。 RFID devices generally indicated in FIG. 3 as numeral 70, which comprises a first laminate assembly 72. 第一层压组件72依据图1中提供的描述产生,即RFID内嵌物是这样产生的:将芯片连接至放置在基底上的天线,然后使用第二基底覆盖在RFID内嵌物(芯片、天线、基底)的顶部上方进行封闭。 A first laminate assembly 72 according to the description provided in FIG. 1 is generated, i.e., RFID inlay is produced by: connecting a chip to an antenna disposed on a substrate, a second substrate and covering inlay (RFID chip, top of the antenna, the substrate) above the blocking. 适于在本发明中使用的内嵌物从Avery Dennison RFID Company, Clinton SC可得。 Inlay adapted for use in the present invention, from Avery Dennison RFID Company, Clinton SC available. 芯片可以被提供为带状形式(带有连接元件的芯片),RFID内嵌物可以依据美国专利6,951,596中提供的制造方法进行制造,该专利通过引用并入本文,其与本申请共同转让。 Chip may be provided as a strip-like form (with a chip connecting element), the RFID inlay can be produced according to the method for producing U.S. Patent No. 6,951,596 is provided, which is hereby incorporated by reference herein, which is commonly assigned with the present application.

[0044] RFID设备70被提供以第一基底74,第一基底74分别具有第一和第二表面75和77。 [0044] RFID device 70 is provided with a first substrate 74, the first substrate 74 has first and second surfaces 75 and 77. RFID内嵌物72(第一层压组件)可以被放置在第一基底74第二表面77上。 RFID inlay 72 (a first laminate assembly) may be disposed on the second surface 74 of the first substrate 77. 第二基底78被提供。 The second substrate 78 is provided. 第二基底78分别具有第一和第二表面79和81。 The second substrate 78 having first and second surfaces 79 and 81. 第二基底78通过粘合剂82粘附至RFID内嵌物72和第一基底74。 The second substrate 78 is adhered to the adhesive 82 RFID inlay 72 and the first substrate 74. 粘合剂82可以伸出第一基底74的端边缘71和73,以将RFID设备70粘附至如图2所述的食品载体。 Adhesive 82 may extend the end edge 74 of the first substrate 71 and 73, the RFID device 70 to adhere to the food carrier of claim 2 in FIG. 将第二基底78与第一基底74密封得到第二层压组件,其包括RFID内嵌物或第一层压组件72。 The second substrate 78 and seal the first substrate 74 to obtain a second laminate assembly, which includes an RFID inlay 72 or the first laminate assembly. 以这种方式,如果在制造内嵌物时使用的粘合剂如导电糊膏不是GRAS认可的,在通过将内嵌物封闭在封套或层压结构内避免了食品被污染。 In this manner, if used in the production of inlay binder such as a conductive paste is not approved GRAS, to avoid the contamination of food by the inlay is enclosed within an envelope or a laminated structure. 第二基底78的第二表面或面81也可以被涂以不透明的颜料或油墨如不透明的白色,其能够使基底表面包含人或机器可读标记,如条形码或警示标记“不可食用(DO NOT EAT)”。 A second substrate surface 81 or second surface 78 may be coated with an opaque ink or a pigment such as opaque white, which enables the substrate surface comprises a human or machine readable indicia, such as bar codes, or warning labels "inedible (DO NOT EAT) ". 制成第二基底的膜也可以是不透明的,与叠印(overprinting)或涂布相反。 Film of the second substrate may be made opaque, and overprint (overprinting) or coating the opposite.

[0045] 除了粘附地固定至RFID内嵌物72,可选地,由第一和第二基底74和78组成的第二层压组件也可以通过利用热、压力、超声波能量或其它适合的方式与RFID内嵌物72 结合,以在RFID内嵌物72与第一和第二基底74和78之间获得持久的结合。 [0045] In addition adhesively secured to the RFID inlay 72, alternatively, the first and second substrates 74 and the second laminate assembly 78 may also be composed by heat, pressure, ultrasonic energy, or other suitable 72 embodiment with the RFID inlay binding to the RFID inlay 72 and the first and second substrates 74 and 78 between the lasting binding.

[0046] 现在参考目前描述发明的图4,其中RFID设备通常被参考为数字100。 [0046] Referring now to FIG. 4 of the presently described invention, wherein the RFID device is generally as reference numeral 100. 在该图4中,内嵌物102被显示为包含在较大的基底104和较小的基底106内,其组成了第二层压组件。 In FIG. 4, the inlay 102 is shown as contained within the larger substrate 104 and the substrate 106 is small, the composition of the second laminate assembly.

[0047] RFID内嵌物102包括连接至天线元件103和105的带101 (芯片和带连接元件)。 [0047] RFID inlay 102 includes an antenna element 103 is connected to the belt 101 and 105 (and the chip with the connecting element). RFID内嵌物102被放置在第一基底107上,第一基底107可以是纸或膜如PET。 RFID inlay 102 are placed on the first substrate 107, the first substrate 107 may be paper or a film such as PET. RFID 内嵌物102可以被第二基底(未显示)覆盖以形成第一层压组件(见图3)。 RFID inlay 102 may be a second substrate (not shown) to form a first laminate assembly cover (see FIG. 3). 不管是否被第二基底封闭,RFID内嵌物102都被放置在第一外部基底106上,第一外部基底106优选地选自GRAS材料如LDPE或PET。 It is closed whether or not the second substrate, the RFID inlay 102 are placed on the first outer substrate 106, a first outer substrate 106 is preferably selected from GRAS materials such as LDPE or PET. 基底106具有第一和第二横向延伸端边缘112和114以及第一和第二纵向延伸侧边116和118。 A first and a second substrate 106 having a transversely extending end edges 112 and 114 and first and second longitudinally extending side edges 116 and 118.

[0048] 第二外部封套基底104被放置在第一基底106顶部上方,以使第二基底104的面积大于第一基底106的面积。 [0048] The second substrate 104 outside the envelope 106 is placed over the top of the first substrate, such that the area of ​​the second substrate 104 is larger than the area of ​​the first substrate 106. 从附图4可以看出,横向延伸边120和122以及纵向延伸边124和126的每一个都延伸超出第一基底的边缘和侧面。 4 can be seen from the drawing, transversely extending sides 120 and 122 and each of the longitudinally extending sides 124 and 126 extends beyond the edge of the substrate and the first side surface. 应该理解,第二基底104可以仅延伸超出侧边或末端边或二者,如图中所示。 It should be understood that the second substrate 104 or may only extend beyond the distal edge or both side edges, as shown in FIG. 粘合剂(未显示)被用于将第二基底104固定至第一基底106和RFID内嵌物102。 Adhesive (not shown) is used to secure the second substrate 104 to the first substrate 106 and the RFID inlay 102. 此外,粘合剂优选地用于将RFID设备100 固定至载体盘或类似物,并且粘合剂被提供在基底104的表面上,不与RFID内嵌物102 接触。 Further, the adhesive is preferably used for the RFID device 100 is fixed to a carrier plate, or the like, and the adhesive is provided on the surface of the substrate 104, 102 is not in contact with the RFID inlay.

[0049] 第二基底104也可以用例如不透明或白色颜料着色,这将能够使外表面被打印,如附图标记130所示。 [0049] The second substrate 104 may also be used, for example, an opaque white or colored pigments, which will enable the outer surface to be printed, as indicated by reference numeral 130 in FIG. 印制的标记可采用人或机器可读信息的形式,如数字编码或条形码,以及有用的信息,如提醒消费者可能有与盘底部中设备相关的风险的“不可食用”或“RFID设备”。 Printed indicia can be human or machine readable form of information, such as a bar code or digital code, and useful information, such as reminders consumer may be risks associated with the bottom of the tray device "inedible" or "RFID devices" .

[0050] 天线的部分103和105、103'和105'可以分别被切去或覆盖以材料113、115, 以限制设备的读取范围。 [0050] The antenna portion 103 and 105, 103 'and 105', respectively, may be cut away or covered with material 113, 115 to limit the range of the reading device. 可选地,材料113、115可以是阻燃材料或耐火材料,以在微波处理食品包装期间阻止铝天线打火。 Alternatively, the material 113 and 115 may be a refractory or fire-retardant material to prevent aluminum antenna during microwave treatment of food packaging ignition.

[0051] 现在关注图5,其阐述了描述本发明的示例性实施方式的框图。 [0051] Attention is now directed to Figure 5, which illustrates a block diagram depicting an exemplary embodiment of the present invention. 首先,在步骤200,RFID内嵌物被提供。 First, in step 200, RFID inlay is provided. 优选地通过将带施加至基底来生产内嵌物,所述基底具有施加在其上的天线图案。 Preferably by the tape applied to the substrate to produce the inlay, the substrate having the antenna pattern applied thereon. 随后,在步骤203,可以用产品信息对集成电路或芯片进行编码。 Subsequently, at step 203, it may be encoded by the integrated circuit chip or product information. 可以在步骤205测试内嵌物以确保信息被编码,以及芯片符合要求地进行接收和传输。 In step 205 may be to ensure that the test was embedded information is coded, and the chip to meet the requirements for transmission and reception.

[0052] 随后,在步骤210,内嵌物被放置在第一GRAS基底上。 [0052] Subsequently, at step 210, the inlay is placed on a first GRAS substrate. 在步骤220,第一GRAS基底和内嵌物被第二GRAS基底覆盖。 In step 220, a first GRAS substrate inlay and covered by the second GRAS substrate. 在步骤215,可以通过如剪切或可选地用阻燃或防火的材料覆盖天线来消除天线的一部分。 In step 215, part of the antenna can be eliminated by covering the antenna, such as shearing or alternatively or fire retardant material. 然后,在步骤230,第一和第二基底被粘附在一起,在步骤240,形成层压构造,内嵌物被固定在第一和第二基底之间。 Then, at step 230, the first and second substrates are adhered together, at step 240, a laminated structure is formed, the inlay is secured between the first and second substrates. 最后, 在步骤250,层压结构被附加至食品载体。 Finally, at step 250, the laminated structure is attached to a food carrier. 然后消费食品可以与放置在食品盘上的RFID 设备直接或间接接触。 Food consumption may then direct or indirect contact with the food placed on the tray RFID device. 在步骤245,可以在基底外封套的第二表面添加打印物。 In step 245, the second surface may be the outer envelope printed substrate is added. 可以用不透明材料或简单地使用不透明膜涂布外封套的第二表面进行印制,以使打印物可见。 It may be an opaque material or simply use an opaque film coating the second surface of the outer wrapper is printed, so that the printed matter is visible. [0053] 因此依据本发明可以看出,被用于包装和运输消费食品货物的高度有利的RFID 设备被提供。 [0053] Thus it can be seen according to the invention, an RFID device is used for highly advantageous consumer food packaging and transport of goods are provided. 虽然已经结合目前认为是最实际和优选的实施方式描述了本发明,但对于本领域技术人员来说,明显的是,本发明并不受限于所公开的实施方式并且在本发明范围内可以进行许多改进和等同设置,本发明的范围与所附权利要求最宽的解释相一致以包含所有的等同结构和产品。 While there has been in conjunction with what is presently considered the most practical and preferred embodiments of the present invention described embodiment, but those skilled in the art, it is obvious that the present invention is not limited to the embodiments disclosed and may be within the scope of the present invention many modifications and equivalent arrangements, the scope of the appended claims of the present invention with the broadest interpretation consistent with the requirements to encompass all equivalent structures and products.

[0054] 在此,发明人陈述其意图以依据等同原则确定并评估其发明的合理适当范围, 因为本发明涉及本质上不偏离所附权利要求所述的本发明文字范围但在该范围之外的任何装置、系统、方法或制品。 [0054] Here, it is intended to set forth the inventors based on the Doctrine of Equivalents to determine and assess the reasonably suitable range of the invention, since the present invention relates without departing from the essence of the appended claims literal scope of the invention but outside the range any device, system, method or article.

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1.用于直接或间接食品包装应用的RFID设备,其包括:RFID内嵌物,其具有芯片和天线,所述芯片用产品信息编码,所述天线与所述芯片结合;第一和第二基底,每个所述基底具有第一和第二表面以及第一和第二横向延伸边缘与第一和第二纵向延伸侧边,每个所述基底为GRAS ;以及其中所述RFID内嵌物被放置在每个所述第一和第二基底之间,并且每个所述第一和第二纵向延伸侧边以及每个所述第一和第二横向延伸边缘被彼此密封以形成所述RFID内嵌物的密封围绕物。 1. RFID device for direct or indirect food packaging applications, comprising: RFID inlay having a chip and an antenna, the chip encoded with product information, said antenna and said chip bonding; the first and second substrate, each substrate having first and second surfaces and first and second transversely extending edges and first and second longitudinally extending side edges, each of said substrate is GRAS; and wherein said RFID inlay It is disposed between each of said first and second substrates, and each of said first and second longitudinally extending sides and each of said first and second transversely extending edges are sealed to each other to form the the RFID inlay sealing surround.
2.根据权利要求1所述的RFID设备,其中所述RFID设备包括GRAS粘合剂,以将每个所述第一和第二基底彼此固定。 The RFID device according to claim 1, wherein said GRAS RFID device includes an adhesive to each of said first and second substrates to each other.
3.根据权利要求1所述的RFID设备,其中所述RFID内嵌物包括从所述芯片至所述天线的带连接。 3. The RFID device according to claim 1, wherein said RFID inlay includes a belt connected from the chip to the antenna.
4.根据权利要求1所述的RFID设备,其中所述第二基底的面积大于所述第一基底的面积。 4. The RFID device according to claim 1, wherein the area of ​​said second substrate is larger than an area of ​​the first substrate.
5.根据权利要求1所述的RFID设备,其中打印物被提供在所述第二基底的所述第二表面。 5. The RFID device according to claim 1, wherein printed matter is provided on the second surface of the second substrate.
6.根据权利要求1所述的RFID设备,其中所述天线的一部分被覆盖以阻燃或防火材料。 6. The RFID device according to claim 1, wherein a portion of the antenna is covered with a fire-retardant or fire-resistant material.
7.用于运输消费食品的消费食品盘,其包括:盘,其具有带第一和第二侧边的底部,所述底部具有环绕所述底部并从所述底部大致向上延伸的末端壁; 消费食品;RFID设备,所述RFID设备包括RFID内嵌物,所述内嵌物具有用产品信息编码的芯片和与所述芯片结合的天线,所述RFID设备包括第一和第二GRAS基底,每个所述第一和第二基底具有第一和第二表面,所述内嵌物被放置在所述第一基底的所述第一表面和所述第二基底的所述第二表面之间;以及其中所述RFID设备与所述消费食品接触。 7. A consumer food tray for transporting consumer food products, comprising: a tray having a bottom with a first and a second side, said bottom end having a wall surrounding the base and extending generally upwardly from said base; food consumption; RFID device, the RFID device comprises an RFID inlay, the inlay antenna having a chip encoded with product information and said chip bonding, and the RFID device comprises a first and a second GRAS substrate, each of said first and second substrates having first and second surfaces, the embedded object is placed in the said first surface of said first substrate and said second surface of the second substrate room; and wherein said RFID device in contact with the food consumption.
8.根据权利要求7所述的消费食品盘,其中所述RFID内嵌物包括连接所述芯片与所述天线的带。 8. A consumer food tray according to claim 7, wherein said RFID inlay includes a belt connecting the chip and the antenna.
9.根据权利要求7所述的消费食品盘,其中所述第二 GRAS基底的面积大于所述RFID内嵌物的面积和所述第一GRAS基底的面积的每一个。 Each area according to claim consumer food tray of claim 7, wherein said second GRAS substrate area larger than an area of ​​the RFID inlay and the first GRAS substrate.
10.根据权利要求7所述的消费食品盘,其中所述RFID设备通过GRAS粘合剂被粘附至所述消费食品盘。 10. A consumer food tray as recited in claim 7, wherein the RFID device is adhered to the consumer food tray by a GRAS adhesive.
11.根据权利要求7所述的消费食品盘,其中所述RFID内嵌物包括第一基底和第二基底,所述芯片和所述天线放置在所述第一基底和所述第二基底之间。 11. A consumer food tray as recited in claim 7, wherein said RFID inlay includes a first substrate and a second substrate, the chip and the antenna is placed on the first substrate and the second substrate of between.
12.根据权利要求9所述的消费食品盘,其中所述第二 GRAS基底与所述RFID内嵌物永久密封。 12. A consumer food tray according to claim 9, wherein said second GRAS substrate with the RFID inlay permanently sealed.
13.GRAS RFID设备,其包括:第一层压结构,其具有用与消费品相关的产品信息编码的集成电路,所述集成电路与天线连接,所述天线和所述集成电路放置在第一和第二基底之间以形成第一层压组件;第二结构,其具有第一和第二GRAS膜,每个所述第一和第二GRAS膜具有第一和第二端边缘以及第一和第二侧边缘;和其中所述第一层压组件被放置在所述第一和第二GRAS膜之间以形成第二层压组件。 13.GRAS RFID device, comprising: a first laminated structure, having encoded with product information associated with the consumer integrated circuit connected to an antenna, the antenna and the integrated circuit placed in a first and between the second substrate to form a first laminate assembly; a second structure having first and second GRAS films, each of said first and second GRAS films having first and second end edges and first and a second side edges; and wherein said first laminate assembly is positioned between said first and second GRAS films to form a second laminate assembly.
14.根据权利要求13所述的GRAS RFID设备,其中所述第一层压组件通过GRAS粘合剂粘附地连接至所述第二层压组件。 According to claim GRAS the RFID device of claim 13, wherein said first laminate assembly is connected to the second laminate assembly by adhesively GRAS adhesive.
15.根据权利要求13所述的GRAS RFID设备,其中所述第二GRAS膜的面积大于所述第一GRAS膜,并且所述第一和第二端边缘以及所述第一和第二侧边缘的每一个延伸超出所述第一GRAS膜的所述第一和第二端边缘以及所述第一和第二侧边缘。 15. The apparatus as claimed in claim GRAS the RFID claim 13, wherein said second area is greater than said first GRAS film GRAS film, and the first and second end edges and the first and second side edges each of said first GRAS extends beyond the film edges and first and second ends of said first and second side edges.
16.根据权利要求13所述的GRAS RFID设备,其中所述集成电路通过带连接元件与所述天线连接。 16. A GRAS RFID device as claimed in claim 13, wherein the integrated circuit is connected by a belt connected to the antenna element.
17.根据权利要求13所述的GRAS RFID设备,其中所述GRAS RFID设备被附连至消费食品运输物。 17. A GRAS RFID device as claimed in claim 13, wherein said GRAS RFID device is attached to the transport of food consumption thereof.
18.根据权利要求13所述的GRAS RFID设备,其中所述第二层压组件被提供有打印物。 18. A GRAS RFID device as claimed in claim 13, wherein said second laminate assembly is provided with printed.
19.用于生产与食品载体结合的GRAS RFID设备的方法,其包括以下步骤: 提供使用带制造的RFID内嵌物,所述内嵌物具有天线;将所述RFID内嵌物放置在第一GRAS基底上; 用第二GRAS基底覆盖所述RFID内嵌物和所述第一GRAS基底; 将所述第一和第二GRAS基底与包括在其间的所述RFID内嵌物粘附在一起以形成层压组件;和将所述层压组件附着至食品载体。 GRAS RFID device 19. A method for the production of carrier-bound food, which comprises the steps of: providing a belt made using RFID inlay, the inlay having an antenna; the RFID inlay is placed in the first the GRAS substrate; RFID inlay and the covering of the first substrate with a second GRAS GRAS substrate; said first and second GRAS substrate comprising said RFID inlay therebetween to adhere together laminate assembly is formed; and the laminated assembly is attached to a food carrier.
20.根据权利要求19所述的方法,其包括在提供RFID内嵌物的步骤之后对所述RFID 内嵌物进行编码的进一步步骤。 20. The method according to claim 19, which comprises, after the step of providing to said RFID inlay RFID step was further embedded coded.
21.根据权利要求19所述的方法,其包括在对所述RFID内嵌物进行编码的步骤之后对所述RFID内嵌物进行测试的进一步步骤。 21. The method according to claim 19, comprising the step of encoding the RFID inlay after the step was further tested for the RFID embedded.
22.根据权利要求19所述的方法,其包括在将所述层压结构固定在一起的步骤之后在所述第二GRAS基底上进行打印的进一步步骤。 22. The method of claim 19, further comprising the step of printing on said second GRAS substrate after the step of fixing said laminate structure together.
23.根据权利要求19所述的方法,其包括减小、覆盖或除去所述天线的一部分的进一步步骤。 23. The method according to claim 19, which includes reducing, or removing the further step of covering a portion of the antenna.
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